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PM announces adoption of ‘vaccine passport’ to verify inoculation

Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on April 1 holds a meeting of the Central Disease Control Headquarters on responding to COVID-19 at Government Complex-Seoul. (Ministry of...

Royal court evening banquet from 1902 to be reenacted

A media rehearsal of "Yajinyeon," a reinterpretation of an evening banquet hosted by the Joseon Dynasty's royal court, is performed on April 8 at...

Japan’s top daily posts piece calling kimchi ‘originally Korean’

The Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan's leading newspaper, on April 2 posted a contribution from a Japanese woman saying kimchi originated from Korea. (Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food...

Korea, China FMs pledge cooperation for President Xi’s visit, ‘2+2’ talks

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on April 3 greet each other at a hotel in...

[Ambassadors’ voices from New Northern Partners 2: Uzbekistan] ‘FTA to offer chances for bilateral...

The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), a government agency seeking to promote a deeper and better understanding of Korea to the world, will...

How centuries-old Korean bronzeware stays relevant today

The traditional tableware yugi comprises firm and solid dishes made of 78% copper and 22% tin. (Kim Sunjoo) By Kim Hyelin, Yoon Hee Young, Lee Jihae and Joung Haseung Seoul | March 16, 2021 A classic tableware has always appeared on important...

‘Korea to achieve moon landing by 2030 via homegrown rocket’

President Moon Jae-in on March 25 speaks at the "Space Strategy Presentation for Korea Following Nuri Thrust Engine Combustion Test" at Naro Space Center...

Photo exhibition in Seoul honors Korean immigrants in Cuba

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on March 25 announced the opening of a photo exhibition to run through March 31 marking the centennial anniversary of Korean...

‘Mutual exchange year’ to mark 30 years of Korea-Russia ties

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong (second from left) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on March 24 celebrate the launch of the "2020-2021...

‘Cooperation with Costa Rica to boost Korea’s ties with Latin America’

Costa Rican Minister of Foreign Affairs and Worship Rodolfo Solano Quiros in a March 18 interview with Korea.net proposed a green and inclusive approach...

Big clock at Seoul Plaza starts P4G Summit countdown

A big clock set up on March 22 at Seoul Plaza is designed to count down the remaining 69 days until the opening of the...

President reaffirms bilateral cooperation to 2 US secretaries

President Moon Jae-in (middle) on March 18 poses for a photo with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (left) and Secretary of Defense Lloyd...

Incheon airport marks 20th year, eyes 200K more workers by 2030

Incheon International Airport on March 29 marked its 20th anniversary with an event held at Millennium Hall of Terminal 1. (Jeon Han) By Kim Yeojin and Yoon Sojung Incheon...

Forum proposes Korea-Latin America digital cooperation to overcome COVID-19

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong on March 17 delivers a keynote speech at the Korea-LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) Digital Cooperation Forum...

President Moon, first lady to get AstraZeneca vaccine on March 23

Cheong Wa Dae on March 15 said President Moon Jae-in will get vaccinated against COVID-19 on March 23. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Elias Molina and Lee Jihae President Moon Jae-in and...

Seoul Fashion Week to be held online from March 22-27

The Seoul Metropolitan Government from March 22-27 will hold this year's Seoul Fashion Week online. The photo shows the poster for this year's fashion week...

Public-private project in Seoul turns plastic bottles into apparel

The Seoul Metropolitan Government on March 10 said it signed an agreement with fiber manufacturer Hyosung TNC and used discarded transparent plastic bottles to make apparel including...

USA Today article calls Korean beef ‘best meat on earth’

The daily USA Today on March 5 said hanwoo (high-grade domestic beef) is "the best meat on earth" with "a perfect balance." The photo shows grilled hanwoo and deodeok (bellflower...

Seoul city gov’t urges foreign residents to get COVID-19 pre-screening

The Seoul Metropolitan Government on March 5 asked foreign residents of the city to get pre-screened for COVID-19 and receive information on related support. The photo...

Seoul’s Olympic Park to get online K-pop concert hall

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on March 3 said an online K-pop concert hall will be opened in October at The K Art Hall...